On Nov. 7 and 8, Georgia Southern University Parking and Transportation Services collected more than 6,000 pounds of canned and boxed goods for on-campus food banks while dismissing $20,000 in parking citations.
While College of Education alumnus Nehemiah McClendon (’17,’19) was working to complete an M.Ed. in Counselor Education, he channeled his advocacy for young black men in K-12 settings who often fall into the school-to-prison pipeline stereotype, by presenting a case study, “23 and 1,” at the National Cross-Cultural Counseling and Education Conference.
Georgia Southern University is one of the 413 most environmentally responsible colleges in the country according to The Princeton Review for the ninth consecutive year. The education services company known for its test prep, tutoring services, books and college rankings features Georgia Southern in the 2019 edition of its free book, The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges: 2019 Edition.
Julie Pickens, Ph.D., is the new director of the EAGLE Academy, the Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Program at Georgia Southern University. The EAGLE Academy will host a meet and greet with Pickens and program volunteers on Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the College of Education, room 3156, on the Statesboro Campus, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will also serve as an open house with information sessions at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Georgia Southern University’s Lane Library has been selected to take part in the Great Stories Club, a national reading and discussion program for underserved teens. Lane Library was awarded a competitive grant offered by the American Library Association, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, to participate in the program.